Cleaning Up Living Flags in RootsMagic 4

You may be shocked to discover that you have the living dead in your RootsMagic database. [I’m just now realizing this should be a halloween post] By this I mean, records for people who have passed, but are marked “living” (the living flag is checked). Cleaning this condition up is made easier by RootsMagic making it simple to select people who are marked “living” and have birth dates prior to 120 years before today.

Cleaning this up is one of those annual maintenance tasks you can do to keep your data clean. I’ll show you, click-by-click, how to do it in this video.


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